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Ombre Strawberry Turmeric Lemonade

Ombre Strawberry Turmeric Lemonade

Total Time: 01h 30m
Hands-on Time: 00h 30m
Makes: 2 servings

This refreshing summer drink brings a nutritional boost with a turmeric-infused lemonade layer and a fruity pop of sweetness from ripe summer strawberries, a perfect patio sipper!

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Ingredients

  • 2 + 1/4 + 1/2 cups water, divided
  • 2 + 2 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Simply OrganicĀ® Turmeric
  • 1 cup hulled, sliced strawberries
  • Optional Garnish:
  • Strawberry slices
  • Mint leaves
  • Basil leaves

Directions

For the Turmeric Lemonade:
  1. In a small pot, combine 2 cups water and 2 tablespoons honey. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve honey.
  2. Pour mixture into a heatproof jar, add lemon juice and turmeric, then stir to combine.
  3. Refrigerate until cooled.
For the Strawberries:
  1. In a small sauce pot over medium-low heat, combine strawberries, 2 tablespoons honey and 1/4 cup water.
  2. Bring to a low simmer and cook for about 10 minutes, breaking up strawberries with a wooden spoon.
  3. In a food processor, add strawberry mixture and puree until smooth.
  4. Place strawberry mixture in the refrigerator until cooled.
To Assemble:
  1. Fill two glasses with ice.
  2. Add remaining 1/2 cup water to strawberry mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Pour strawberry puree into bottom of each glass.
  4. Pour turmeric lemonade gently on top and do not stir, so the two colors stay somewhat unmixed.
  5. Garnish with fresh strawberry slices, mint and/or basil leaves.